Anzac Day in pictures

Blackwater and Bluff locals remembered those who have served and died in all wars.

'Sorry': CQ families hit with large estimate energy bills

Ergon Energy suspended its meter reading services in areas impacted by the cyclone and has been issuing estimated bills instead.

SHOCK bill increase post-cyclone leaves families scrambling to pay.

Moranbah mum hopes to turn The Voice red chairs

Moranbah's Brooke Schubert has auditioned for this season's The Voice.

Mackay pub favourite Brooke Schubert auditions for The Voice.

CQ loses thousands of jobs in weeks as downturn bites

Wesfarmers Curragh Mine Blackwater.
Photo Meghan Kidd / CQ News

NO BACK-UP plan for mining boom end has left thousands out of a job.

Justice Crew coming to town

POP DAT BUCKLE: Justice Crew is coming to Emerald in June.

EIGHT-time ARIA nominees Justice Crew are coming to Emerald.

Get along to the Duaringa Bullride

The Duaringa Bullarama last year.

The Dunne Bulls will provide plenty of action at Duaringa Bullride.

Assistance available for producers affected by TC Debbie

Rural roads in Duaringa were flooded in the aftermath of TC Debbie.

Primary producers affected by TC Debbie can now apply for grants.

New mine pit explorating leads to 250 CQ jobs

LOOKING TOWARD THE FUTURE: First load of dirt from the new south pit at Minerva Mine.

New pit ensures jobs until 2021.

Stunning CQ weather key for crop success

STUNNING CQ WEATHER: Karen Bird took this photo between Dingo and Duaringa.

CQ weather prepares land for the start of winter dryland crops.

Farmers urged to prevent spray drift

SPRAY DRIFT CONCERN: Farmers urged to take action against spray drift.

Warnings to prevent spray drift as cotton season extend.

Blokes with too many strokes? Five tips to a better shave

Gillette says many blokes are using way too many strokes when shaving.

Blokes waste 120 re-strokes shaving themselves

Too cool for school? Send them to an Apple store

A customer tries out a special red version of the iPhone 7 smartphone at an Apple Store.

free programs are pitched at a variety of skill levels

A bit rich! Gen-Y 'punk' lands on Australia's rich list

Sam Prince is one of Australia’s richest young entrepreneurs.

The 33-year-old is as relaxed and down-to-earth as they come

Big CQ mines true performance revealed

Caval Ridge Mine opening- 100% FIFO mine

Photo Lee Constable / Daily Mercury

PERFORMANCE of Central Queensland's biggest mine laid bare.

Could this be Australia's biggest rollercoaster?

New roller coaster under construction at Movie World. Picture: Richard Gosling

Speculation Movie World ride could be first hypercoaster built Down Under

Couple gets rich renovating run-down city homes

RENO RADICALS: Baden and Nelson Marino-Hall have turned three Toowoomba homes around for profit, saying the Garden City was a haven for renovators like themselves.

The couple has already turned around three homes

'Biggest heart you'll ever know': Grief for mum in pool death

Wurtulla mother Helen Sword died on Monday April 24, 2017. From left: Darcy Sword, Helen Sword, Mackenzie Sword and Tony Sword.

Helen remembered as proud mother with heart of gold

100-year-old turtle hit at sea dies after mammoth rescue

The injured turtle, weighing about 100kgs is pulled onto the platform of the boat.

Mr Lynch said it wasn't an easy job.

One Nation candidate quits over threats

One Nation candidate Mark Ellis was involved in taking three Aboriginal kids.

One Nation withdraws from election saying family threatened

Boy rescued from inside toy vending machine

The boy inside the soft toy vending machine at the Australian Hotel and Brewery. Picture: Riverstone Fire and Rescue

Three-year-old found having of his life inside toy-vending machine

VIDEO: Footage shows shocking moment tree falls on car

Dash cam footage shows a tree falling onto a car at Mount Crosby

The man yells in shock before a woman says “it broke our window!”

Great Barrier Reef now has its own waterslide

Sunlover Cruises' new two-storey reef pontoon that sports a water slide and will be placed at Moore Reef. PICTURE: STEWART McLEAN

Sunlover Reef Cruises launches $4m facility near Cairns

Kitchen appliance explodes, dad suffers third-degree burns

These photos show the burns on Tysonn Loughran body after his pressure-cooker 'exploded'.

Couple seeking compensation for injuries.

'It might be a go-er!': Man saves backyard lizard with CPR

Dale Hall and nephew Jayden are being called 'superheroes' after bringing a blue-tongue lizard back from the verge of death with CPR.

I thought ‘Hang on: it might be a go-er still’.

Naked male jogger ‘came out of the bush towards me’

Naked man lurks in Coast national park, but its not the first time.

Tradies harass girl, attack dad, sentenced by court

Bodie and Kai Lajunen leave Southport Magistrates Court

The two guys were making 'gestures' at his 15-year-old daughter

Male violence epidemic: The key steps we need to take

THE bodies of a man and woman were found inside a house at the centre of an Anzac Day shooting tragedy.

65 men, women and children murdered in Australia in 2017

Gay men rounded up, held in secret prisons: reports suggest

 In this file photo dated Tuesday, Nov. 15, 2016, Chechen regional leader Ramzan Kadyrov smiles before an international friendly soccer match between Russia and Romania in Grozny, Russia. Kadyrov has lashed out at international organization that have criticised the Russian region for reportedly persecuting and killing gays, accusing them of attempting to blacken the Chechnyan society, lifestyle, t

Chechnya wants to eliminate gays by end of May, reports suggest

'Stealthing': alarming new sex trend likened to rape

New study explores growing trend of new practice

French presidential frontrunner married his teacher

French centrist presidential election candidate Emmanuel Macron, center left, and his wife Brigitte queue to vote in the first round of the presidential election in Le Touquet, northern France, Sunday April 23, 2017. (Philippe Wojazer, Pool photo via AP)

'No one will ever know the moment our story became a love story'

We don't recommend this for boat transport....

A motorist carried a boat in the back of a van while driving on Vanderlin Dr in Darwin.

“I said look, look, look at the van. There’s a boat inside it."

Can you spot the venomous snake lurking in the leaves?

Can you spot it?

IF YOU have a fear of snakes, this won’t be a fun game for you.

Bitten on face: Unknown animal attacks woman

EIGHT LEGS OR NONE: The mystery animal escaped identification.

Eight legs or none? Venomous pest escapes identification.

Injured tourist airlifted from cruise ship

The rescue chopper orbiting the cruise ship.

American tourist falls down the stairs of a cruise ship

Are these the world's most vain people?

Rich kids of Dubai

The Rich Kids of Dubai are already hitting the beach

Didn't know she was pregnant: baby born on the toilet

She said she did not know she was pregnant

Simon on life after Married At First Sight

SIMON opens up about what life is like after the cameras stop rolling

Netflix defends 13 Reasons Why

The Netflix series was based on a popular novel written by Jay Asher.

THE disturbing Netflix series has been dogged by controversy.

Fiance’s rage: ‘It’s disgusting behaviour’

Felicity breaks down on Seven year Switch.

Man’s “disgusting behaviour” on Seven Year Switch shocked viewers.

This MKR judge’s face says it all

Although maybe she accidentally sat on a pine cone.

MKR semi-final recap: Squab heads and bad desserts.

Carrie Bickmore caught out before the cameras rolled

The bubbly host looked like her usual... but

Terri, Bindi and Robert Irwin given overhaul by stylist

The Croc Hunter family before their transformation. Picture: Nigel Wright

Family matriarch Terri was reportedly the most hesitant to change

Play School live concert coming to Fraser Coast

Come and celebrate with Big Ted, Little Ted, Humpty and Jemima at the Birthday Party for Play School.

Find out when and where to get tickets.